Junior Golf Scholarship
The membership of Ocean Pines Golf Club and the Ocean Pines Golf Members’ Council are now accepting applications for their golf scholarships.
Up to three scholarships of $500-$1500 each will be awarded to current seniors in support of their college plans for the 2016-2017 school year. Students from the local area, or who are involved with golf locally, are encouraged to check with the guidance office at their respective schools for an application. An application can also be downloaded here.
The scholarships are intended for local students who have shown an interest in golf; active participation in competitive golf is not a requirement. Golf team members and recreational golfers as well as those students who are interested in golf management and turf science are encouraged to
The deadline for applications is May 17.
PGA Jr. League Golf Coming to Ocean Pines
April 22, 2016
Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club will be joining other golf courses in the Ocean City/Berlin area for the 2016 season of PGA Junior League Golf.
PGA Junior League Golf provides an opportunity for boys and girls ages 7-13 to play golf in a fun, social and inclusive atmosphere. The season, which will take place in May, June and July, will consist of 5-6 regular competitions, practices and the chance for advancement to post-season play.
Players of all abilities are encouraged to join, and every participant will play in every competition. Advanced skills are not required.
10 Facts About Golf in Celebration of Earth Day
Golf is a sport for a lifetime that delivers more than 2 million jobs and $69 billion in annual economic impact while contributing $3.9 billion per year for philanthropic causes - more than all other sports combined, according to the Golf Course Superintendents Association of American and the USGA.
A professionally managed golf course also can demonstrate environmental stewardship and provide a place to meet exercise and fitness goals. Just walking 18 holes, for example, can burn more than 2,000 calories.
As part of the celebration of Earth Day on April 22, the GCSAA and the USGA offer 10 facts about golf that help promote the sport and the environment:
Registration Now Open for Summer Jr. Golf Camps
Online registration is now open for Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club's popular summer junior golf camps.
Junior players ages 5-14 of all abilities are encouraged to attend. Instruction in swing basics, rules and etiquette, irons, woods, chipping and putting will be covered by our PGA staff. Campers will spend time at the driving range, putting green and on the course.
Four camp sessions will be offered in 2016, including June 27-30, July 11-14, July 25-28 and August 8-11 from 9:30 am-1 pm each day.
Equitable Stroke Control
Maryland handicap posting for the 2016 season officially begins on Tuesday, March 15. When posting your scores, though, make sure you keep equitable stroke control in mind.